Category Archives: preserving/drying food

Nuts . . . and Squirreling Things Away

One of the first food blogs I started following way back when was Deb Perelman’s Smitten Kitchen. It has an inexplicable charm, likely because of the balance of her passion for all things food-related and her light-hearted wit. Reading her … Continue reading

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Blackberry Habanero Jelly

It’s blackberry season and this year our valley has a bumper crop. It seems everywhere we go there are branches bending over with the weight of ripe, luscious berries. Best part? They’re free! Blackberries freeze well. I lay them out … Continue reading

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My New Baby! Now what do I do with it?

Gotta love internet shopping! Click, click, wait a few days and pick it up at the post office. (Think how I’m reducing my carbon footprint.) On Maia’s recommendation, I ordered this Excalibur food dehydrator and it arrived yesterday. It has … Continue reading

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